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Alerts

Free Mock SAT and ACT Tests (Applerouth Tutoring Services)

on July 18, 2014 in Alerts, Standardized Tests

Mock ACT August 16, 9:00am – 1:00pm RSVP here Mock SAT August 23, 9:00am – 1:00pm RSVP here Location: Montlake Community Center 1618 East Calhoun St. Seattle, WA 98112

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Deadlines

Dates Announced for 2014-2015 SAT and ACT Tests

Dates Announced for 2014-2015 SAT and ACT Tests

on June 17, 2014 in Standardized Tests, Test Deadlines

Dates have been announced and registration is now open for the 2014-2015 SAT and SAT Subject Tests and the ACT Test.

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Events

Colleges That Change Lives College Fair July 26, 2014

Colleges That Change Lives College Fair July 26, 2014

on June 17, 2014 in Events & Workshops

The Colleges That Change Lives consortium of 44 small, liberal arts colleges will host a college fair in Seattle on Saturday, July 26th at 11:00 am.  Meet admissions representatives from all of these institutions and hear about their unique programs. No pre-registration is required.

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Applications

Excellent Tips on Writing the College Essay

Excellent Tips on Writing the College Essay

on June 17, 2014 in Application Process

Carol Barash has provided some excellent tips on writing the college essay. Her five topic suggestions should provide students with some food for thought before launching into the writing process.

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Heading to college

Tips for Soon-to-be College Freshmen and Their Parents

Tips for Soon-to-be College Freshmen and Their Parents

on June 4, 2013 in Heading to College

Sue Luse, an independent educational consultant, has provided some excellent tips for students heading to college and their families in the IECA blog.

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Paying for college

Appealing Financial Aid Awards

Appealing Financial Aid Awards

on April 7, 2014 in Paying for College

Read this interesting article on appealing financial aid awards to learn more about how the process works (and does not work).

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Admissions

Pacific Northwest Regional Admissions Counselors Program

Pacific Northwest Regional Admissions Counselors Program

I recently was invited to attend a counselor lunch hosted by eleven colleges from around the country. The admissions representatives for these institutions are based in the Northwest and provide support for students interested in applying. I have included some key updates from each institution. Dominican University of California Located on 80 acres in the […]

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Internships

Summer is Around the Corner

Summer is Around the Corner

Here are some terrific tips on how to make the most of summer, but I would add some time to relax! Quest University Scholars Program at this beautiful campus near Whistler, BC. Several offerings at the Western Washington University campus A few offerings are still open at the University of Washington Cornish College of the […]

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